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|Name:||Martha I. Long|
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|Birthdate:||February 29, 1928|
|Date of Death:||February 16, 2012|
Martha I. Long, 83, of Columbia City, died Thursday morning, February 16, 2012 at Miller's Merry Manor where she had been a resident since October 14, 2011. |
She was born February 29, 1928 in Warren, Indiana a daughter of George E. and Mable (Moyer) Long. In 1930 her family moved to Mooresville and in 1943 to Columbia City. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1946 and attended Manchester College for two years.
She was a proofreader and writer for Columbia City Post & Mail for two years prior to her employment with Lincoln National Life Insurance Company in Fort Wayne for more than 32 years, retiring in 1983.
In 1950 she moved to Fort Wayne, returning to Columbia City in 1984.
Her memberships included Columbia City United Methodist Church and its Esther Circle where she served as a former secretary. She was also a member of AARP, Walnut Corner Club, Humane Society of Whitley County, Whitley County Historical Society and several other organizations in Columbia City, Fort Wayne and Warsaw.
Surviving relatives include a brother, Stanley (Alberta) Long of Johnstown PA; a nephew, Adam Long of Minneapolis MN; a niece, Celia (Paul) Siegel and daughters, Annabelle and Josephine, all of Minneapolis MN.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. There will be no visitation. The burial will be in Eberhard Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the Humane Society of Whitley County.
|Last Updated:||02-17-2012||Alumni ID:||12240|
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